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Kano Governor Ganduje says Nigeria has come too far for anyone to think of breaking away

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has called on Nigerians to embrace dialogue, respect and understanding to resolve their differences, saying the country has come too far for anyone to think of breaking away.  Ganduje gave this charge Thursday at a one-day North West Citizens Summit for National Integration, Peace and[Read More…]

Abduction Scare: Kano State Governor orders the closure of four tertiary institutions in the state

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje on Saturday ordered the closure of four tertiary institutions in the state. On Friday Ganduje had ordered the closure of ten boarding schools in the state. The closures were preceded by the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls in neighbouring Zamfara State. “The Kano State Government[Read More…]

Sanusi was rightly dethroned as Emir because he did not watch his tongue – Kano Governor Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Abdulahi Ganduje has explained that former Emir of Kano State, Muhammad Sanusi II was deposed from the traditional role because he was not able to differentiate between being as a social critic and a traditional ruler. Mr Ganduje stated this when he appeared as a guest in[Read More…]

Kano Governor Ganduje has called for the enactment of a law that will abolish the movement of herdsmen

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has called for the enactment of a law that will abolish the movement of herdsmen from the Northern part of the country to other parts. He said until this was done, the incessant herdsmen-farmers clashes might continue. Ganduje made his position known in an interview[Read More…]

Kano Governor Ganduje says Coronavirus test will be mandatory for anyone wishing to enter Kano State

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has said he has plans to introduce coronary testing for anyone entering the state. The governor made the remarks while receiving information from the state’s anti-epidemic committee, adding that he would work with security agencies to ensure compliance with the law in the state. BBC[Read More…]

Ganduje says Boko Haram insurgents have their strong membership drive in Almajirai

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has said the Boko Haram insurgents have their strong membership drive in Almajirai in the North. Almajiranci is a system of Islamic education practiced in northern Nigeria and the male gender seeking Islam knowledge is called Almajiri, female gender is Almajira, and the plural is[Read More…]

Breaking: Kano Govt directs the closure of all public and private schools with immediate effect

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has directed the closure of all public and private schools in the state with immediate effect. This was contained in a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Education, Sanusi Kiru, a copy of which was made available to newsmen in Kano on Wednesday morning.[Read More…]

Kano State Governor Ganduje finally breaks silence on why he dethroned Emir Lamido Sanusi

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday, said he dethroned the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, in March 2020, to save the traditional institution from abuse. He also revealed that Sanusi was appointed the Emir in 2014 to spite former President Goodluck Jonathan, who sacked him as the[Read More…]

Governor Ganduje’s media aide calls for the arrest of Catholic Bishop of Nsukka

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s media aide, Salihu Tanko Yakasai; known as Dawisu on Twitter, has called for the arrest of Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Godfrey Igwebuike Onah over a viral sermon he claimed was inciting violence. Onah had decried an alleged discrimination in handling of security cases in the north and[Read More…]

Ganduje’s aide, Salihu Yakasai, known as Dawisu suspended for tweeting in support of #EndSARS

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has suspended his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Yakasai, for criticising the President Muhammadu Buhari. The Kano State Government described Yakasai’s comments as “unguarded utterances”. Yakasai early Sunday criticised President Buhari for not addressing Nigerians amid national outrage as well as days of online and[Read More…]